Marriage & Divorce

TAMI YU v. YOUNGJIN YU

Divorce — Indefinite alimony — Retroactivity This divorce case between Tami Yu (“Wife”), appellant/cross-appellee, and Youngjin Yu (“Husband”), appellee/cross-appellant, was tried for four days in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. After putting findings of fact on the record, the ...

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ALIVIA FRANZONE v. JOHN FRANZONE

Divorce — Circuit court jurisdiction — First in time, first in right This appeal arises from appellant Alivia Franzone (“Wife”) and appellee John Franzone (“Husband”) filing family law actions in different counties. Husband filed in the Circuit Court for Baltimore ...

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PAVEL ROYZMAN v. TETYANA ROYZMAN

Divorce — Maryland Uniform Transfers to Minors Act Account — Misuse This consolidated appeal arises after divorce proceedings where it was discovered funds had been removed from the parties’ minor child’s Maryland Uniform Transfers to Minors Act Account (“MDUTMA”). Read ...

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BARRY J. COHEN, v. LIZA R. PORAT

Divorce — Support arrearages — Pre-judgment interest This appeal arises out of post-divorce judgment proceedings in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County and the terms of the Voluntary Separation Agreement (“Agreement”) between appellant, Dr. Barry Cohen, and appellee, Liza Porat. ...

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VERJEANA MCCOTTER-JACOBS v. DAVID A. JACOBS

Divorce — Marital home — Transfer of ownership In this appeal from the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, appellant Verjeana McCotter-Jacobs (“Verjeana”) asserts that the court erred by granting her former husband, appellee David A. Jacobs (“David”), a portion ...

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ALEXANDER D. SHUSHAN v. TRACEY RESNICK

Divorce — Marital assets — Apportionment On April 11, 2019, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County granted appellant Dr. Alexander Shushan and appellee Tracey Resnick1 a Judgment of Absolute Divorce. Both parties filed motions to alter or amend, and ...

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KIMBERLY BARTENFELDER v. THOMAS BARTENFELDER

Divorce — Marital home — Use and possession Appellant, Kimberly Bartenfelder (Mother), and appellee, Thomas Bartenfelder (Father), have been involved in ongoing, protracted divorce and custody proceedings in the Circuit Court for Harford County since 2015. This appeal stems from ...

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LEON BLAIR, SR. v. JEANETTE BLAIR

Divorce — Marital home — Use and possession On May 30, 2019 Jeanette Blair (“Appellee”) filed a complaint for Absolute Divorce. Leon Blair, Sr. (“Appellant”) filed his answer to the complaint as well as an Answer to Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff’s Counter-Complaint for ...

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THERESA A. JORDAN v. PAUL NICHOLS ROMANI

Divorce — Marital property — Retirement accounts Theresa A. Jordan, appellant, and, Paul Nichols Romani, appellee, were granted a Judgment of Absolute Divorce on May 23, 2017, in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. A written settlement agreement between the ...

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